Security firm RSA took millions from NSA: report | Security & Privacy - CNET News
and"You think they only bribed one company in the history of their operations? What's at play here is that we don't know who's involved," he said.
Other companies that build widely-used encryption apparatus include Symantec, McAfee, and Microsoft. "You have no idea who else was bribed, so you don't know who else you can trust," Schneier said.
So, how long until your TV watches you? How long until nothing at all can be trusted? How long before private conversatios must be whispered?RSA, now owned by computer storage firm EMC Corp, has a long history of entanglement with the government. In the 1990s, the company was instrumental in stopping a government plan to include a chip in computers that would've allowed the government to spy on people.
It can't happen here! Right? Thoughts?
It's just to keep you safe.
Terrorists are everywhere.
Little children were roasted and eaten in the park yesterday. These cameras are for YOUR protection.
I think I need to go to sleep now. Just me and the cats. Safe. Warm. Protected.
(the robots are coming...I must go now....I hope whomever finds this message will pass on the memory of when humans roamed free on the earth....oh, god, they're coming for the catnip...THE STAGE GOES DARK. WE HEAR CLANKING SOUNDS. A SCREAM. A MEOW OF PROTEST. SILENCE.